Kenneth Gainwell formerly represented Memphis in college football. Kenneth, an American football running back with the Philadelphia Eagles of the National Football League, was born on March 14, 1999. (NFL).
Gainwell grew up in Yazoo City, Mississippi, and attended Yazoo County High School. He started three seasons at quarterback for the Panthers.
As a junior, he passed for 1,184 yards and nine touchdowns while also rushing for 1,292 yards and 20 scores. Gainwell declined offers from Tulane and Ole Miss to play collegiate football at Memphis during the summer before his senior year.
He ran for 1,834 yards and 32 touchdowns as a senior while also passing for 1,139 yards and 10 scores. Gainwell was recognized as Mr.
The Panthers were 14-1 and reached the Class 3A state championship game while he was their coach. Gainwell graduated from high school with 4,730 rushing yards, 75 rushing touchdowns, and one kickoff return for a score.
Additionally, he passed for 3,682 yards and 32 touchdowns. Gainwell swapped positions while at summer camp, played in four games as a true freshman, and then decided to sit out the rest of the season.
Towards the end of the season, he finished with six receptions for 52 yards and six carries for 91 yards and a touchdown. The Philadelphia Eagles selected Gainwell in the fifth round of the 2021 NFL Draft, 150th overall.
Kenneth Gainwell Contract, Salary and Net Worth
With the Philadelphia Eagles, Kenneth Gainwell agreed to a four-year, $3,815,528 deal that featured a $335,528 signing bonus, $335,528 in guarantees, and an average annual salary of $953,882.
Gainwell’s base pay for 2022 will be $825,000, with a cap hit of $908,882 and a dead cap value of $251,646. His net worth is estimated to be $1 million as of November 2022.